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[Army Corps of Engineers Dredge]

Description: Photograph of the US Army Corps of Engineers dredge, McFarland en route to Galveston, TX. The McFarland is 300 feet long, costing $15 million to build, with a crew of 75. The ship has a large, metal assembly on top of the deck.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Texas City Explosion and Fire

Description: Photograph of The American Legion Hall, Texas City Post #89. Building shows roof damage from the explosions. Smoke is rising in the background. Note the double exposure towards the bottom of the image.
Date: April 17, 1947
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library